Officials in the German state of Baden-Württemberg said Monday that they have given the green light to a novel scheme to protect a nuclear power station from attack: fog grenades.
Metro International, which publishes a number of free newspapers around the world, said on Monday that it had narrowed its losses in the second quarter.
Sweden’s new university admissions system discriminates against foreign students and breaks EU law, according to the country’s university regulator.
Sweden has laid claim to a rare animal sensation this week: the birth of two tapirs at different zoos, a male and female respectively, out of about only 30 around the world in captivity annually.
A 32-year-old man who was caught playing ping-pong while claiming to be disabled by cerebral palsy has been jailed for three years by a Swedish court.
Frankfurt police recently traded in their uniforms for bathing trunks to arrest a fugitive at a crowded public swimming pool, authorities said on Monday.
The two brothers who last week were sentenced for firebombing the home of artist Lars Vilks will appeal the sentence, the younger brother's lawyer announced on Monday.
Employees at German ice cream maker Langnese are working around the clock to keep up with demand amid record summer heat, the company said on Monday.
The proprietors of tents at Munich’s world-famous beer festival Oktoberfest have agreed to implement Bavaria’s strict new smoking ban this year despite having a grace period till 2011.
Youth services have been alerted after a German father abandoned his 14-year-old son at a Bavarian rest stop following an argument, police in the southern state reported on Monday, calling the incident “unbelievable.”
Every fourth woman in Sweden's prisons has at some point in her life been engaged in prostitution, Sveriges Radio's Ekot news service reported on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looked increasingly alone Monday after another key ally, the mayor of Hamburg, jumped ship as part of a mass exodus of experienced conservatives.
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has started an opt-out programme for Islamists trying to leave extremist groups, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced on Monday.
Electrolux, the world's second-largest maker of household electrical equipment, reported a record 56-percent rise in net profit for the second quarter on Monday.
The decision by voters in Hamburg to torpedo plans to reform the city's schools sparked a decidedly mixed reaction from newspapers in The Local's media roundup on Monday.
Ten men caught after a helicopter heist at a cash depot belonging to security company G4S in southern Stockholm were sentenced on Monday, while two other known thieves remain unidentified and at large..
Four out of ten Swedes believe that their wallets have fattened over the last four years, a TV4/Novus poll reveals.
Following the resignation of Mayor Ole von Beust on Sunday, Hamburg’s Christian Democratic-Green coalition suffered another blow after voters clearly rejected its controversial primary school reform plans in a referendum that could affect education policy nationwide.
Spain's Nicolas Almagro beat top seed and defending champion Robin Söderling in three sets in the final of the clay-court ATP Swedish Open at Båstad on Sunday.
The number of German workers taking time off due to illness – particularly on Mondays - reached a five year high in the first half of 2010, according to new statistics by the Health Ministry.
Tehran has used a small Iranian-owned bank in Germany to circumvent sanctions slapped on firms blacklisted for involvement in the Islamic republic's missile programmes, a newspaper report said Monday.